(FOIA) Freedom of Information Act
The Village of Lansing requires any person requesting public record information under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), (5ILCS 140/), do so in writing. You may use a FOIA Request Form that can be downloaded below, but are not required to. All requests must be submitted by mail, personal delivery, fax or email.
The Code of Ordinances of the Village of Lansing containing ordinances passed by the Village Board is available to the public online and is updated periodically. You may visit the site by clicking here.
PROCEDURES FOR REQUESTING PUBLIC RECORDS
Any request for public records in accordance with the FOIA and this Policy, shall be submitted to
Office of the Clerk, Attn.: Vivian Payne
c/o Village of Lansing, 3141 Ridge Road, Lansing, IL 60438
Fax: (708) 895-6878.
FORM AND CONTENT OF REQUESTS
Requests for public records made in accordance with the FOIA and this Policy shall be made in writing. Such requests may be submitted, but are not required to be submitted, on a FOIA Request Form maintained by the Village. The Village's FOIA Request Form shall be available on the Village's website at www.villageoflansing.org and at the Village Municipal Center, located at 3141 Ridge Road, Lansing, IL 60438
Requests for public records made in accordance with the FOIA and this Policy shall include the following information:
The requester’s full name, address and phone number;
A description of the public records sought; and
Whether the request is for the inspection of public records, copies of public records or both.
FEE FOR DUPLICATION AND/OR CERTIFYING OF RECORDS
No fees shall be charged for the first fifty (50) pages of black and white, letter or legal sized copies. Fees for black and white copies in excess of fifty (50) pages, color copies, certification and other documents shall be as follows: .15 cents per page thereafter.
Click here to download the FOIA Request Form.